The current General Secretary of the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA) will retire in October 2022 at the next Hope Conference. The EEA is searching his successor.
On 24 June, the European Parliament adopted a report “on the situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU, in the frame of women’s health”.
A powerful and pertinent new book released [in May] aims to help Christians explore God’s strategy to use the gifting of men and women for more creative and effective mission.
Under the title "Builders Wanted - Talent for the Kingdom of God", this year’s EEA General Assembly took place from June 7-10, 2021. As in the previous year, the 2021 event was held online due to the ongoing pandemic situation and related travel restrictions.
What did Evangelicals do in response to the challenge put in 1992 by Jacques Delors to find the soul of Europe within 10 years? At the EEA annual conference, Jeff Fountain, director of the Schuman Centre for European Studies gave a self-critical summary of Evangelical involvement in the public sphere. Christians seem to have notREAD MORE
At its annual conference 2013, the EEA featured Jim Memory to speak on Christian response to the crisis in Europe. The British Evangelical thinker who has spent 15 years in Spain thinks of the present crisis as involving the economic, political, social, environmental and religious dimensions. Yet Christians are not to be overwhelmed by theREAD MORE
The European Evangelical Alliance welcomes the adoption of the EU Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief on Monday 24 June. The Foreign Affairs Ministers of all 27 Member States of the EU gathered yesterday in Luxembourg to adopt the Religious Freedom Guidelines. The Guidelines were developed by the European External ActionREAD MORE
An international group of leading academics and activists launched The Global Charter of Consciencetoday to expose the growing tensions across the world surrounding freedom of thought, conscience and religion – freedoms that are supposed to be protected by Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Charter was launched in the European Parliament, Brussels,READ MORE
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As part of our overarching communication theme of “Bible Engagement” in the first half of 2021, readers of the EEA Newsletter are being presented with a variety of perspectives on the topic in several issues of the EEA Newsletter. We are very pleased that David McLachlan has agreed to answer some of our questions.Read more
The Bible is a Christians guide for a life with God and many of us are reading this book regularly. In his letter, James writes, that we should be doers of the word, not just hearers, or readers (James 1.22-23). The word of the Lord needs to be applied. A few verses further, he says, that true religion is ‘to care for widows and orphans’. For James to be a doer of the word was to reach out to orphaned children and their mothers.Read more
People who have been exploited often have a complicated relationship with God. If God is powerful, why didn’t He prevent my abuse? Where was God when all of these bad things were happening? There are vulnerable questions, too: how do I talk to God about rape? Does God condemn me for what I have done?Read more
By Ling Lam, Wycliffe Global Alliance Asia-Pacific Area   What do you do when you finally have God’s Word in your own language? You read it.   Not enough? What about joining a reading campaign together with friends and family, to support other language groups who still need their own Bibles?   In Indonesia, thatRead more
The Bible has much to say about family life and parenting – it’s very real about the challenges, and as a parent myself, I’m quite encouraged that the heroes of faith often struggled to parent well. In my role with World Without Orphans, I’ve seen that in some churches, in some cultures providing parents with advice and support is commonplace, while in others, it’s a subject that church leaders wouldn’t dare go near! For many, COVID-19 has changed that, and it’s also provided yet more evidence to global agencies and NGOs just how essential it is to engage with church leaders.Read more
As part of our overarching communication theme “Bible Engagement” in the first half of 2021, readers of the EEA Newsletter are being presented with a variety of perspectives on this topic in several issues of the EEA Newsletter. We are very pleased that Erzsébet Komlósi, Field Development Director for Europe with Scripture Union International, has agreed to answer some of our questions.Read more
In the coming five months of 2021, the overarching communications theme for the European Evangelical Alliance will be “Bible Engagement”. As this year’s Week of Prayer (WoP) focused on the same topic, we are very pleased that Andi Bachmann-Roth, new General Secretary of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and co-leader of the project team for this year’s WoP material, has agreed to answer some of our questions.Read more
With many worship services and other church activities cancelled due to Covid-19, many digital tools supporting Bible engagement have seen record-breaking user numbers in 2020. YouVersion, for example, reported the highest level of Bible engagement in their app history. Especially countries on the African continent but also in Europe, including Belgium and the UK, showed an increase of Bible engagement on the platform of between 20-60%.Read more